Dubai aircraft crash: Three Britons and one South African killed


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Four people have been killed after a small plane crashed three miles to the south of Dubai International Airport.

Three Britons and a South African were aboard the UK-registered DA42 plane, UAE authorities said.

The four-seat plane was “on a mission to calibrate terrestrial navigation systems at the airport” before it crashed.

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) says an investigation is under way.

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